The High Point University men’s basketball team battled back from a double-digit deficit in the second half to take the lead before UC Irvine pulled back ahead for an 80-71 win in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament on Wednesday night at Crawford Court in Irvine, Calif.
The High Point University baseball team received a strong pitching performance from senior Ryan Retz on its way to a 4-2 win over East Carolina on Wednesday night. Retz pitched 7 2/3 innings to pick up his second win of the season.
HPU graduate student Allan Chaney (Baltimore, Md.) was named CBSSports.com Comeback Player of the Year, it was announced on Wednesday. Chaney averaged 14.4 points and 8.0 rebounds after missing three full seasons with a life-threatening heart issue. He has eligibility for the 2013-14 season.
TONIGHT’S CIT GAME
What: High Point University (17-13) at UC-Irvine (20-15)
Where: Bren Events Center, Irvine, Calif.
When: 10:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time)
Play-by-play call: www,highpointpanthers.com
The High Point University women’s golf team sits in 13th out of 28 teams at 622 through two rounds of play at the C&F Bank Invitational on Monday.
High Point University men’s basketball coach Scott Cherry and his staff spent Monday scrambling.
Thanks to balloting online, High Point University senior center Corey Law will realize a dream.
The High Point University men's basketball team will make its first NCAA Div. I postseason appearance when it takes on UC Irvine on Wednesday at 10 p.m. (Eastern) in Irvine, Calif., as part of the fifth annual CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
The High Point University baseball team dropped the third and final game of its weekend series against Central Connecticut State by a score of 7-1 on Sunday afternoon at Williard Stadium. High Point claimed the series with wins in the first two games of the weekend.
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Senior Jacob Newberry pitched eight innings and struck out a career-high 10 batters to lead the High Point University baseball team to a 6-2 win over Central Connecticut State in the first game of a three-game series on Friday at Williard Stadium.
High Point University athletic director Craig Keilitz believes in continuity only under certain circumstances for the right reasons.
High Point University has signed head men’s basketball coach Scott Cherry to a four-year contract extension that will run through the 2016-17 season, athletic director Craig Keilitz announced. The Panthers won the North Division of the Big South this season, the school’s first conference championship since moving up to NCAA Div. I in 1999-2000.
The High Point University women’s lacrosse team scored five second-half goals but it was too late in a 15-6 loss to No. 3 North Carolina on Tuesday night at Vert Stadium. The Panthers got two goals from Christie Dougherty and a goal and four draw controls from Jasmine Jordan.
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